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Dodgers dump struggling Craig Kimbrel as closer

11 days ago   |   By TORONTO STAR


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Craig Kimbrel Will No Longer Serve as Dodgers' Closer; Postseason Role TBD

Craig Kimbrel Will No Longer Serve as Dodgers' Closer; Postseason Role TBD

11 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Craig Kimbrel will no longer serve as the Los Angeles Dodgers' closer, ma
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Dodgers Remove Craig Kimbrel From Closer Role

11 days ago   |   By MLB Trade Rumors

The Dodgers are going to take a closer-by-comittee approach for the remainder of the regular season, manager Dave Roberts informed reporters. Craig Kimbrel will pitch in different roles while the club takes a variable approach to the ninth inning based on matchups.
Roberts didn't guarantee he'd stick with the committee approach through the playoffs, although it's hard to envision the Dodgers removing Kimbrel from the closing role for the final 12 regular season games before reinstalling him in the ninth at the start of the postseason. The decision comes in the wake of a dip in production...
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Dodgers relieve Craig Kimbrel of closer duty

11 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won 104 games and counting, but now they are looking to address perhaps their lone weakness. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told reporters on Friday that reliever Craig Kimbrel has been removed from the closer role, per ESPN's Alden Gonzalez.
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Dodgers pull struggling Kimbrel from closer role

Dodgers pull struggling Kimbrel from closer role

11 days ago   |   By ESPN

Craig Kimbrel is out as closer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who will go with a committee approach in the final two weeks of the regular season, manager Dave Roberts said.
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Dodgers remove Kimbrel from closer's role

11 days ago   |   By TheScore

Craig Kimbrel 's tenure as the Los Angeles Dodgers closer is at least temporarily over as Dave Roberts has pulled the veteran reliever from the role. The Dodgers will now approach the ninth inning with matchups and use Kimbrel in a different role. Roberts would not commit when asked whether this would extend into the postseason. "I don't know," the L.A. skipper said, according to The Athletic's Fabian Ardaya. "I think that's where we're at right now. Nothing is cemented, but we think that's the best way to go about it right now." The move comes one day after Kimbrel was hit with another...
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Dodgers remove struggling Craig Kimbrel from closer role

Dodgers remove struggling Craig Kimbrel from closer role

11 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Manager Dave Roberts wouldn't commit to a specific ninth-inning plan for the playoffs
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Inconsistent Craig Kimbrel will no longer serve as the Dodgers' closer

11 days ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Craig Kimbrel will no longer serve as the closer but did not name a replacement.
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